Dewey Lake Manor

11811 Laird Road, Brooklyn, Michigan 49230
Innkeeper(s): Joe & Barb Phillips
  • Introduction

    Dewey Lake Manor front of innDewey Lake Manor is family-owned business since 1990! At our Brooklyn, Michigan bed and breakfast, feel free to use some or all of the many provided amenities, including a paddle boat, canoe, grills, picnic tables, bonfires, and croquet. There are eighteen acres to wander and a picnic area by the lake shore. Guests can return to the days of old and relax in an aura of yesteryear - a time of lamplight and lace, love songs and flowers, picnics and sunsets.

    Our Irish Hills bed and breakfast guest rooms feature comfortable country Victorian decor. A large deck and glass enclosed porch, with a view of the lake, provide a pleasant place to enjoy breakfast or just relax. Other common rooms include a parlor with piano and a sitting room with a bay window overlooking the lake. Enjoy a breakfast of fresh fruit, freshly ground coffees and homemade specialties from the enclosed porch with a view of Dewey Lake.

    Now Available! Wi-Fi - High Speed Wireless Internet Access

    Dewey Lake Manor dining room

    Dewey Lake Manor pond

    Dewey Lake Manor outdoors Dewey Lake Manor patio


  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Joe and Barb Phillips for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    The location-lake, country, peaceful.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Hospitality; location; location & the house itself.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Our community is not a city for us. In the Irish Hills 52 lakes. 

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    “You need to stay more than 1 night-you don’t get the essence of the place in just 1 night.”

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    There are things to do besides NASCAR.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

     Visit Hidden Lake Gardens, MIS, McCourtie Park, Flavor Fruit Farms, Antique. Walk small towns, or sit in the sun by the lake.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The lake.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Jerry’s, J.R’s, Evans Street Station, Harold’s.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    5 rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    Yes, we do accept pets.

  • Nearby Attractions Irish Hills

    • Dewey Lake Manor upward viewMSU'S Hidden Lake Gardens
    • Michigan International Speedway
    • Adrian's Croswell Opera House
    • Adrian's Historical Museum
    • Jackson's Ella Sharp Museum
    • Dahlem Environmental Center
    • The Cascades
    • The Ice Cream Parlour
    • Clinton Fall Festival
    • Tecumseh Home Tour
    • Marshall Home Tour
    • Golfing
    • Orchards
    • McCourtie Park
    • Cherry Creek Old Schoolhouse Winery
    • Seasonal Railroad Museum
  • Irish Hills Michigan Calendar of Events


    Suagaring & Shearing Festival Ella Sharpe Museum, Jackson (517) 787-2320

    Ann Arbor Flower and Garden Show (517) 434-8004


    Bluebird Festival, Jackson (517) 782-3453

    Secretary's Day


    Hidden Lake Gardens Plant Sale (517) 431-2060

    Mothers Day

    Tecumseh Home Tour (517) 423-3740

    Memorial Day

    Michigan Wine & Beer Fest at MIS


    Rose Festival

    NASCAR Race

    Fathers Day


    Independence Day - Unite your family at the Manor!

    Hot Air Balloon Festival - Jackson 800-245-5282

    Ann Arbor Art Fairs (734) 662-3382

    Faster Horses Festival at MIS


    Jackson County Fair

    Civil War Muster - Jackson (800) 245-5282

    Ypsilanti Heritage Festival (734) 483-6071


    US12 Garage Sale


    Labor Day

    Marshall Home Tour

    Clinton Fall Festival (A fun time)

    Big Mitten Fair at MIS over Labor Day weekend

    Tough Mudder at MIS


    Appleumpkin Festival -Tecumseh

    Ann Arbor Winter Art Fair


    Ann Arbor Antiques Market

    Purple Rose Theatre - Chelsea (313) 475-7902

    Dinner Train/Mystery Train (888) 467-2451


    Victorian Christmas Open House - Ella Sharp Museum - Jackson 517-787-2320

    Hidden Lake Gardens Holiday Open House 2:00-8:00pm more than 1000 luminaries 517-431-2060 Marshall Annual Candle Lite Christmas Walk - Marshall 616-781-5160

    Victorian Christmas On The Farm - Waterloo Farm Museum in the heart of Waterloo Recreation Area 517-596-2254

    New Years Eve - Fill the house with your friends and have your own private event!

    Area Website Links

    Seasonal Attractions

    • Mystery Hill
    • Walker Tavern Complex
    • St. Joseph's Shrine

    Antiquing & Shopping

    • Clinton
    • Brooklyn
    • Manchester
    • Tecumseh
    • Blissfield
    • Allen
    • CABELA'S - A sports paradise super store, the size of five football fields, with a 42 ft mountain in the center! Only 45 minutes from Dewey Lake Manor